John Y. Mason

John Y. Mason

John Y. Mason

Here for your browsing pleasure is an extraordinary photo of John Y. Mason, half-length portrait, nearly facing front. It was made in 1844.

The photo documents Democratic Congressman from Virginia, 1831-1837; Secretary of the Navy, 1844-1845, 1846-1849; U.S. Attorney General, 1845-1846; U.S. Minister to France, 1854-1859.

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